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EgyptAir

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
MS
MSR
077
 

EgyptAir Boeing 737-866
EgyptAir
EgyptAir Complex Building
Cairo airport Road
Cairo
EGYPT

Tel.: +20 2 2269 1989
Fax: +20 2 2267 7760
Email: pr_holdingco@egyptair.com.eg
Website: www.egyptair.com.eg

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax, cargo
Owner: Egyptair Holding (100%)
Shareholdings: Air Cairo (60%)
Base: Cairo (CAI)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: July 1933
Alliances: Star Alliance; Air China, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Gulf Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Olympic Air, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Soluth African Airlines
EgyptAir operatwes the following aircraft: Executives:
  • 13 x Airbus A320-200
  • 4 x Airbus A321-200
  • 7 x Airbus A330-2007
  • 4 x Airbus A330-300
  • 3 x Airbus A340-200 (parked)
  • 4 x Boeing 737-500
  • 20 x Boeing 737-800
  • 4 x Boeing 777-200
  • 6 x Boeing 777-300
Chairman:
Chief Executive:
VP Commercial:
VP Finance:
Hussein Massoud
Roshdy Zakaria
Ashraf Hassan
Mohamed Mostafa

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
EgyptAir  
MS
MSR
Egypt Cairo 1971-
Acquired 1980 by National Bank of Egypt & Misr Insurance (both government-owned). IPO of 20% of stock announced in 2006 to be considered (no timeframe). Joined Star Alliance, effective 11/7/08.
United Arab Airlines UAA Egypt Cairo 1961-1971
Kept the UAA name for several more years following Syria's withdrawal in 1961, hoping that other Arab airlines would join. Set-up associate company Misrair in 1964, re-absorbed in 1968. Renamed EgyptAir 10/10/71 when United Arab Republic became Arab Republic of Egypt.
Misrair  
MU
Egypt Cairo 1949-1961
Renamed Misrair SAE when nationalized in 1949. Took-over SAIDE in 1952. Became clsoely associated with Syrian Arab AL when Egypt and Syria united in 1958, becoming United Arab AL in 1961.
Misr Airwork       Egypt Cairo 1932-1949
Formed by Airwork Ltd, UK and Misr Bank, Egypt initially as a flying school. Renamed Misr Airlines SAE in 1948 when it became fully Egyptian-owned.

Date
Manufacturer
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
07-May-02
Boeing 737-566 SU-GBI 6 km from Tunis-Carthage  (TUN) Tunisia
14
w/o
31-Oct-99
Boeing 767-366ER SU-GAP 100 km off Nantucket Island USA
217
w/o
12-May-98
Airbus A320-231 SU-GBD Cairo International Airport (CAI) Egypt
0
substantial
21-Aug-96
Boeing 707-366C SU-AVX Istanbul-Atatürk Airport (IST) Turkey
0
w/o
21-Sep-87
Airbus A300B4-203 SU-BCA Luxor Airport (LXR) Egypt
5
w/o
17-Oct-82
Boeing 707-366C SU-APE Genève-Cointrin Airport (GVA) Switzerland
0
w/o
25-Dec-76
Boeing 707-366C SU-AXA near Bangkok-Don Muang International  (BKK) Thailand
52+ 19
w/o
09-Dec-74
Ilyushin 18D YR-IMK Red Sea -
9
w/o
10-Jul-74
Tupolev 154 SU-AXB near Cairo Egypt
6
w/o
29-Jan-73
Ilyushin 18D SU-AOV near Nicosia Cyprus
37
w/o
05-Dec-72
Boeing 707-336C SU-AOW Beni Suef Egypt
6
w/o
16-Jun-72
Ilyushin 62 SU-ARN Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ) Egypt
0
w/o
19-Mar-72
DC-9-32 YU-AHR 7 km SW of Aden International  (ADE) Yemen
30
w/o